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What IS Engineered Hardwood Flooring – Is it Hardwood or Not?

Engineered Hardwood Flooring Options Some popular choices for engineered hardwood include the following: Traditional red oak is relatively inexpensive and looks attractive in any room. Maple provides an elegant look, and looks great in living rooms and dining rooms, as well as family rooms. Choose hand-scraped hickory when you want to give your home a […]

Kitchen Flooring in 2014: What Homebuyers are Looking For

Kitchen flooring goes through changes in decorating styles in much the same way as colour and cabinet preferences come in and out of fashion. What’s hot for 2014 floor fashions? Here are some trends we’ve been watching. Lighter Wood Floors We’ve come past a stage when dark espresso floors were very popular. They complemented dark […]

Bamboo Flooring: Your Eco-Friendly Option for High-Value Green Homes

Bamboo is a Grass Unlike hardwood, which takes decades to grow to maturity, bamboo plants only take a few years to do so. When it is harvested, the roots remain in the ground and continue to produce new stock. Every year the mother plant generates a number of new stems that grow to full length […]

Natural Flooring Around the World – How to Use Cultural Tiling to Enhance your Home

Ceramic and Porcelain Floor Tiles These are classic floor tiles which are fashioned from clay and baked at extremely hot temperatures to produce a product with a smooth and extremely hard surface. Porcelain and ceramic tiles are available in glazed and unglazed finishes. An unglazed finish would be a good option for a space where […]

Hardwood Flooring—How to Pick the Right Type of Flooring for YOUR Home

Wood Strips Of all the types of wood flooring, this is the most popular. It is made up of long, narrow boards measuring between 1.5 inches and 2.5 inches wide. The length of this product can range between 2 and 16 feet, making it a highly versatile product that is appropriate for both formal and […]